‘Water is magic’ in Colorado

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — Ray Kitson, a businessman and water park pioneer from Salida, waxes poetic when he talks about the effect of the Arkansas River on his community.“Water is magic,” he said. “You can have a great ski resort and community trails but nothing beats a river.”As Eagle contemplates a plan to develop […]

Q&A with CarniVail royalty nominees Travis Coggin and Hayley Gough

By Ross Leonhart Editor’s note: This is the third of four articles introducing the nominees for CarniVail king and queen. VAIL —New Orleans-style fun returns Feb. 6 through 9 with CarniVail, where locals and visitors can enjoy Mardi Gras merriment and all of the Cajun fixin’s.The full lineup of activities includes on-mountain crawfish boils, Cajun […]

Mom and daughter explore bullying through humor in ‘Out of Bounds’

By Krista Driscoll What happens when parents can’t protect their kids from the cruelty of bullying? On Monday and Tuesday, Supporting the Arts Reaching Students brings “Out of Bounds,” a hilarious yet thought-provoking look at how cyber-bullying affects both parents and children, to the Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek.On a dare, Amy posted […]

‘The E-Waste Tragedy’ tracks the e-waste trade; film screens twice in Eagle County

By Krista Driscoll AVON — Every year, up to 50 million tons of electronic waste — computers, television sets, mobile phones, household appliances — is discarded in the developed world. Seventy-five percent of this waste disappears from the legal recycling circuits, with much of it being dumped illegally in underdeveloped countries. This results in serious […]

Del Bosco swoops bronze in photo finish

By John LaConte ASPEN — Canadian Brady Leman realized a lifelong dream at the X Games on Saturday, winning the men’s ski cross competition in a hotly contested event at the X Games in Aspen on Saturday. Leman’s strategy was simple, capture the hole shot (early lead) and ride it to victory. Then, of course, […]

Battle Mountain boys stay hot; win at Glenwood

By Chris Freud The way Battle Mountain boys basketball has been going, the Huskies should just play another game today.“To be honest, I think we need a break,” Huskies coach Phil Tronsrue joked.Battle Mountain has certainly earned a rest after finishing a stretch of three games in three days with an emphatic exclamation point in […]

Acclaimed Irish music and dance ensemble brings ‘Spirit of Freedom’ to Beaver Creek

By Krista Driscoll BEAVER CREEK — Experience the patriotism, revenge, love and courage of Irish independence, as critically acclaimed Irish music and dance ensemble Celtic Nights performs “Spirit of Freedom” at the Vilar Performing Arts Center on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. “Spirit of Freedom” is a musical journey of pride celebrating the Easter Rising of […]

Q&A with CarniVail royalty nominees Townsend Bessent and Lauren Arnold

By Ross Leonhart Editor’s note: This is the fourth and final article introducing the nominees for CarniVail king and queen. VAIL — New Orleans-style fun returns Wednesday through Feb. 9 with CarniVail, where locals and visitors can enjoy Mardi Gras merriment and all of the Cajun fixin’s.The full lineup of activities includes on-mountain crawfish boils, […]